Embudito Trail 192

Bear Canyon Arroyo Open Space, New Mexico

Elevation Gain4,653ft
Trailhead Elevation6,242ft
Elevation Min/Max6240/9412ft
Elevation Start/End6242/6242ft

Embudito Trail 192

Embudito Trail (192) is a hiking and horse trail in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is within Bear Canyon Arroyo Open Space and Sandia Mountain Wilderness Area. It is 5.6 miles long and begins at 6,242 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 4,653 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. This trail connects with the following: Oso Ridge Trail, Three Gun Spring Trail (194), 365, White Wash Trail, Embudito High Ridge Variant and South Crest Trail (130).

Embudito Trail (192) Professional Reviews and Guides

"This trail climbs the western slopes of the Sandia Mountains to beautiful meadows on the Sandia Crest just south of South Sandia Peak. Although a longer climb than the east side trails that go to the beautiful South Sandia Peak area, the rugged canyons and rock formations of the western Sandia escarpment are worth the effort."

Embudito Trail (192) Reviews

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This is a MUST DO trail for anyone who lives in Albuquerque. The opening climb from high desert to alternative micro-climates mimics some of the conditions as La Luz, with it being a lot less complicated. Pack a lunch and realize how easy it is to make the city disappear.

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Trail Information

Bear Canyon Arroyo Open Space
Nearby City
Bear Canyon Arroyo Open Space
Skill Level
Cibola National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS: Sandia Crest, Tijeras
Local Maps

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Sep 2018